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New Maintenance Rig for the Campos Basin - More Urgently Needed
The importance of increasing the number of maintenance rigs in decreasing accident risks on older production rigs should not be underestimated, and Petrobras will need to speed up their construction, as there is no shortage of old rigs out there.

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News by Claudio Paschoa on 1/12/2011 10:27:54 PM | with 0 comments


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Rig Module Hub in Bahia
The Brazilian northeast state of Bahia will house various construction yards and shipyards dedicated to rig module construction, such as jackets and floats.

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News by Claudio Paschoa on 12/22/2010 5:44:32 PM | with 0 comments


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New Rig Module Construction Yards for Maritime Complex in Bahia
Four new construction yard foundations are being built in the Aratu Bay inside the Bay of All Saints (Baía de Todos os Santos), in the state of Bahia.

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News by Claudio Paschoa on 9/28/2010 9:11:02 PM | with 0 comments


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Rig Maintenance Costs X Safety First – A Harsh Reality That Must Be Addressed
Petrobras has lately been dealing with serious workers, syndicate, regulatory agency and judicial concerns over the state of some equipment on a few of its older production platforms. How important is safety anyway?

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News by Claudio Paschoa on 9/3/2010 9:44:50 PM | with 0 comments


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Recent vessel acquisition spree by Indian ship owners has helped to bolster the national shipping tonnage.

Posted to Indian shipping tonnage at record level by Joseph Fonseca on 5/5/2010 4:31:19 PM | with 0 comments


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Anchoring Flowlines, FPSOs and Rigs in Deepwater – The Torpedo Pile
Among the many challenges facing E&P in the Brazilian deepwater pre-salt plays, is that of anchoring the flowlines, platforms, FPSOs and even buoys to the seabed which can be over 2000 meters deep. Petrobras has developed a simple and efficient method of doing this through the Torpedo Pile.

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News by Claudio Paschoa on 4/20/2010 1:09:16 PM | with 0 comments


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